SFS Academic Council Meeting of March 14, 2006 ICC 212 Meeting Minutes Present: Shani Senbetta Eric Lightfoot, Vikram Agrawal, Ryan Gelinas, Whitney McLeod, Sheena Tomar, Lin Fu, Eric Wind 1. Updates on certain committees Curriculum Committee- Ryan Gelinas takes over the position for the last few Fridays of the semester and school year Admissions Committee- Sheena Tomar has no word from the two members of the committee as to what they are doing. Standards and Appeals- There is nothing new as far as reported to liaison Eric Wind for these committees. Development and Fundraising Committee- Have compiled database of some periodicals with student discounts to have as reference on website and also have a sheet made for incoming SFS freshman to place in the folders they receive at the beginning of NSO. In addition, committee is pursuing the idea of an open concert that would feature different local talent in music. 2. Selected and Abridged Assignment and Class Updates Margaret (relayed through another member)- She hopes to get the former Chancellor of Guatemala come and speak on a panel with other interesting speakers to talk about a specific Latin America issue Lin- She finished the letter requesting funding for the Map of the Modern World quiz show. Eric Wind- He is looking at April 19, April 20, April 24, and April 27 as the four potential days for Mr. Wiley to come speak about a few policy items. Vikram- He met with Dean Gallucci to extend a kind hand to meet of the more adorates Seniors- They had a great time at the Beer and Pizza with the Jesuits on Wednesdays. Juniors- Gelinas propsed having a small social in the Alumni Lounge for those who returned from studying abroad. Freshman- idea of an event for freshman of all majors to learn more about them from upperclassmen of the same age. T-shirt Design Contest is still open and needing submissions. Map of the Modern World Quiz Show is coming together with a need for PA equipment potentially being fulfilled by the library with a return policy o f a few days. School Council went well with many issues raised concerning SFS-Qatar.
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